Haematology and Patients with Bleeding Problems and Dental Practice

  • Mark Greenwood
  • John G. Meechan
Part of the BDJ Clinician’s Guides book series (BDJCG)


  • Disorders of the blood can affect the timing of dental treatment.

  • White cell defects influence healing after surgical treatments.

  • Red cell defects influence healing and the choice of anaesthesia.

  • Clotting problems impact on surgical treatments and the choice of local anaesthesia.

  • Anticoagulant medication interacts with drugs used in dentistry.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Greenwood
    • 1
  • John G. Meechan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Dental SciencesNewcastle University School of Dental SciencesNewcastle upon TyneUK
  2. 2.The Coach HouseStocksfieldUK

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